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When Creativity, Trumps Contractors

In 2012, my wife and I purchased our first property.  We were new to real estate,  new to hiring contractors and had only a small idea on what labour and […]

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Building permit sales in Whitby continue to rise

September was a positive month for building permit sales in Whitby. A total of 79 permits were sold last month, up from 73 for the same period last year. However, […]

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Whitby task force continues towards the goal of building a new hospital

Planning and preparations are continuing for Lakeridge Health, as it looks at the possibility of a new hospital in Whitby. Chair of the new hospital task force, Christopher White, says […]

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Number of students at UOIT has increased tenfold since school opened in 2003

Enrollment at UOIT has increased tenfold, in the ten years since its founding. The university opened its doors to 947 students in 2003, and this year welcomed 9,203 students. Registrar […]

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Major transit project coming to Whitby

A new transit project is coming to Whitby, that will result in several construction jobs as well as 300 to 400 full-time jobs.  Finance Minister and Whitby-Oshawa MP Jim Flaherty […]

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Ajax considers development future of waterfront

The town of Ajax has acquired some new parkland at the waterfront.  The new 19 acres of land is located north of the Lake Ontario shoreline, adjacent to Ontoro Boulevard […]

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MPAC says it’s seen an 18 percent increase in property values in Ontario

Ontario home owners will be receiving their assessment this fall. According to the province’s Municipal Property Assessment Corporation, there’s been an 18 percent spike in the value of homes since […]

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North Oshawa homeowners want apartment project stopped

OSHAWA — A group of Oshawa residents fear two proposed apartment buildings slated for their neighbourhood will turn out to be “monsters” and ruin their quality of life, but developers […]

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Ajacians can celebrate another lakefront land purchase

Ajax continues to purchase lakefront property in the town, adding to the finest stretch of undeveloped, publicly-owned waterfront in the GTA. It’s a legacy generations of Ajacians and visitors to […]

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Durham College, UOIT, Trent numbers up in 2012

DURHAM — More and more students are flocking to UOIT, Trent Oshawa and Durham College this fall. The University of Ontario Institute of Technology reports that as of Aug. 24, […]

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